A pen is mightier than a sword and words have the power to stir the mind like no other medium. If you know how to put the toughest of scenarios in the most lucid manner and have the right acumen and skill to express; the power of word pays, and it really pays well. But writers need more than just mere knowledge in changing times where information double every year and half of it gets obsolete. The needs of the industry is getting complex and a good course is a must in getting acquainted with the nuances of content writing. A course that teaches how to align skills and make your content ready for market.
Here are the Top 10 / Best institutes offering Content Writing Courses in India.
Rank 1: British Council
If you are a scribbler, one of those who likes to maintain a dairy and loves to share ideas for feedbacks; then this course is for you. After passing the entrance test the course costs a mere Rs. 600.. It teaches how to write feature articles, screenplays, news reports, travel writing etc.
Course Fee: Rs 13,000
Advantage: best weekend programs and classes are held at Delhi and Kolkata.
Rank 2: Henry Harvin Education
The Certified Digital Content Writer course is an accelerated one, suitable for professionals. This course imparts a valuable insight into various aspects of Content Writing, Technical Writing and particularly aims at Digital Content Writing. The certification aimed at creating competent writers and strategists. It covers all domains of writing and shares the best practices and styles of writing. It focuses on gaining necessary internet skills such keyword placements, optimizing contents for SEO ranking to cater to increasing interest and scope of social media marketing.
- Learn to create 30+ types of contents
- Teaches how to write proposals
- 24 x 7 LMS access (Mobile App) with abundant content on
- Content Writing, Strategies, Study material, Videos,
- 100% Placement and Internship Support
Duration: 4 day/32 hours intensive classroom training
Brand Value: Globally Accredited ‘Certified Digital Content Writer’. Course delivered by senior industry professionals.
Duration: 9-week intensive
Brand Value: Among the top 10 institutes in India offering language coaching.
Rank 3: Amity Institute of English Studies and Research
This is one of the reliable institutes offering courses on content writing to make professionals ready for the corporate world with a strong foundation in English. They teach English communication skills and business communication across 20 Amity institutes in India.
Duration: These courses range from 6 months to 1 year and require 10+2 examination or graduation depending on the course. Please check the website for further details.
Brand Value: Grade ’A’ private research, multi campus university which has internationally accredited programs and ranks among the top 100 universities in Asia.
Rank 4: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
JNU offers Content and Creative writing courses in New Delhi as a part of Post Graduate program in Literature. They cover several seminars and hold Creative Writing sessions under a 6-month course. Details are available on JNU website.
Course: Creative Communication Skills in English: The course emphasizes creative use of language and conversation, and developing confidence in dealing with the language. Advanced English & Creative Writing that covers
- Fluency in spoken English
- Understanding phrases and expression
- Develop ideas for and plots
- Skills like presentation, talk shows
- Clear and professional business communication
- Build proposals, minutes of meetings, briefings, and lectures
- Report writing
Duration: 5 months
Brand Value: Ranked no.1 University in India with a grade of 3.9 out of 4 by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) each course is of international repute.
Rank 5: Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts
The main aim of the course is to encourage students to express their thoughts, ideas, opinions along with building skills and overall confidence. They learn how to express critical events and situations in their perspective with the help of guided use of language.
Duration: Offers a 1-year course split in 2 semesters.
Advantage: It’s a very stimulating course that encourages students to overcome all inhibitions.
Rank 6: Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning
The 1-year distant program – Diploma in Creative Writing in English covers writing in different genres and can give a good impetus to those who are interested in the field of journalism and mass media communication. It is also helpful for those who want to enter the field of media, public relations, and corporate communication.
- Aspects of technical communication
- Information development life cycle
- Technical writing styles and software tools used
- Advance concepts in technical communications
- Technical writing
- Project management
Duration: 1-Year distant learning
Fee: Rs. 3,000
Brand Value: An “A” Grade International University with 28 academic institutions and has placement records at par with the best.
Rank 7: Leads Training and Development Center Academy
Professional Certification in Content Writing and Management is specially built for professionals from information business industry, publishers who want to upgrade their skills, subject matter experts, business managers, freelance writers.
- Planning and guidelines to write
- Understanding reader-centric document
- Reading for Writing
- Referencing and Plagiarism
- Prewriting and effective writing
- Communication with Subject Matter Expert, Graphic Artist
- Common Grammatical Errors
- Proof Reading &editing
- Writing for Web
Advantages: Course offered in all major cities and Class 10th is the qualifier criteria.
Brand Value: Established since 2006 is offering world class learning and development training.
Rank 8: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
IGNOU offers a 1-year Diploma in creative writing in English (DCE). It’s a distance learning course in creative writing and the course material gets directly delivered to the learner. Admission happens in two sessions – January and July.
The course is extremely affordable. During the course, one also needs to go to the IGNOU studying center from time to time. Their website, however, hasn’t been updated for last 10 years and doesn’t provide much of details about the course content.
Eligibility: Anyone who has passed 12th or is 20 years and above.
Course Fee: 3000 INR
- Flexibility in pursuing the course
- Rigorous and extensive course structure
Duration: 1-year Diploma
Brand Value: Don’t take the course lightly, their courses are at par with the best and has less success rate if one tries shortcuts to pass.
Rank 9: Softcrayons: Is a leading institute offering content writing programs with free demo classes and offers. Anyone can join and their expert trainers teach how to write eye-catching, relevant and easy to read contents.
Job placements support in top organizations
Conduct mock interviews by expert HR team.
Free lifetime membership for students
Free domain and free web hosting service
6 month IT industrial training program
Additional problem-solving classes
Duration: flexible crash course, weekly and monthly
Brand Value: A credible learning institute in Delhi/NCR offering a whole lot of range of courses in IT and content writing.
Rank 10: Technowrites: The course is a product of their 20 years of experience. Suitable for graduates and undergraduates aspiring to be full-time content writers.
Duration: It’s a 3-week full-time program of 4 hours of classes on weekends
9.00 AM to 6.00 PM (Only on Sunday) – Classroom Model-Weekend Batch
Virtual Classroom (Distance Learning)
Technowrites provides placement assistance
Best students get to join the Technowrites team on a 6-month internship.
Brand Value: Course developed by seasoned expert and holds recognition and value.